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Tourist Attaction Seattle:  #Visit Pioneer Square to see the namesake of our city-- Chief Sealth.

Tourist Attaction Seattle: Pioneer Square to see the namesake of our city-- Chief Sealth.

The early Seattle settlers did not pronounce the word Alk-EYE, as we do today, they said Al-KEE. 'Alki' was derived from a native word meaning, roughly, 'by and by'. The settlers were at Alki for a time before moving across the bay to Piner's Point--today's Pioneer Place/Square--and that very first settlement was ambitiously named: New York Alki, meaning the expectation was that over time the settlement would reach the prominence of New York City. Via Vintage King County Washington.

The early Seattle settlers did not pronounce the word Alk-EYE, as we do today, they said Al-KEE. 'Alki' was derived from a native word meaning, roughly, 'by and by'. The settlers were at Alki for a time before moving across the bay to Piner's Point--today's Pioneer Place/Square--and that very first settlement was ambitiously named: New York Alki, meaning the expectation was that over time the settlement would reach the prominence of New York City. Via Vintage King County Washington.

Washington State Historical Society - The rubble of the business district of Seattle after the fire of June 6th, 1889. Men walk along railroad tracks through the city and a tent city is visible in the upper left of the photo.

Washington State Historical Society - The rubble of the business district of Seattle after the fire of June Men walk along railroad tracks through the city and a tent city is visible in the upper left of the photo.

Georgetown City Hall - All Rights Reserved. Do not use this photo without written consent from FoGHI.

A community club dedicated to the preseervation of Seattle's historic Georgetown neighborhood. Producers of the annual Haunted History Tour of Georgetown.

Capitol Hill electric trolley, circa 1903

Seattle in the time Tesla. Seattle Municipal Archives Photograph Collection Item No: 64767 Description: Capitol Hill electric trolley at and Aloha. Date: 1903

Nursing staff, Swedish Hospital, 1733 Belmont Avenue, Seattle, 1910

Nursing staff, Swedish Hospital, 1733 Belmont Avenue, Seattle, 1910

#Seattle Columbia City Theater #music |Built in 1917, hosts artists such as The Fleet Foxes, Head and Heart, Campfire OK, etc. Great happy hour and dinner, as well  4916 Rainier Ave S, Seattle WA 9811

The Columbia City Theater was built in 1917 and is the oldest vaudeville theater…

The Luff Carousel originally destined to be installed in San Francisco at Market and Van Ness in 1906. After a brief stint in Seattle at Luna Park, and then with a private collector in Albuquerque, the historic Carosel now rests in Yerba Buena Gardens.

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The Charles Looff Carousel originally destined to be installed in San Francisco at Market and Van Ness in After a brief stint in Seattle at Luna Park, and then with a private collector in Albuquerque, the historic Carosel now rests in Yerba Buena Gardens.

Seattle Fire Department orchestra, circa 1920s. Jim's grandparents, Harry & Shirley, were Seattle firefighters and Grandma Shirley's parents played in a "big band" in Seattle clubs way back when. Fascinating.

Seattle Fire Department orchestra, circa Jim's grandparents, Harry & Shirley, were Seattle firefighters and Grandma Shirley's parents played in a "big band" in Seattle clubs way back when.

Ziegfeld Theatre (demolished) - Google Search

Ziegfeld Theatre (demolished) - Google Search

This photo was taken on June 6, 1889 on the west side of First Avenue between Yesler Way and Columbia Street., right after the fire.

Great Seattle Fire: View of Dexter Horton Building ruins looking West from Second Avenue and Columbia Street from the Boston Block.

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